Mojito Cocktail Recipe

Mojito

What could be more refreshing than a cocktail that holds the flavors of mint, lime, and sweet rum that doesn’t feel heavy? Mojito’s are a Cuban drink which are pretty fun to make if you have all the right ingredients.

The mint leaves release a satisfying aroma while the soda allows the drink come alive with a bit of carbonation. Enjoy a mojito on a hot day or in a beach atmosphere for full effect.

You can also substitute tonic water for the soda but beware that it does change the resulting flavor.

 

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Ingredients
  • 1½ Ounce Clear Rum
  • 4-5 Fresh Mint Leaves
  • Sugar Cube
  • Soda
  • Ice
  • 3-4 Lime Wedges
Instructions
  1. Put the Fresh Mint Leaves and 2-3 Lime Wedges into a glass and muddle the ingredients together to release their flavors.
  2. Add the Sugar Cube and Muddle again. Adding a splash of soda can help to make this process easier.
  3. Fill the glass with ice.
  4. Pour in 1½ Ounce Clear Rum.
  5. Fill with Soda.
  6. Serve with a Lime Wedge as Garnish.

 


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